when I was the greatest

When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds

When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds.  Atheneum, 2014, 230 pages. Reading Level: Young Adult, ages 12-15 Recommended for: mature teens, ages 15-18 Bottom Line: A black teen in the ‘hood struggles to maintain his focus when his best friend takes a wrong turn with potentially serious consequences. Even though Allen (Ali) and his 

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